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  Iyar 1, 5778 , 16/04/18

Arab League calls for probe of chemical weapons use in Syria

The Arab League on Sunday called for an international probe into what it called the "criminal" use of chemical weapons in Syria.

"We stress our absolute condemnation of the use of chemical weapons against the Syrian people and we demand an independent international investigation to guarantee the application of international law against anyone proven to have used chemical weapons," said a statement distributed to journalists and quoted by Reuters.

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